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The Daily Free Press endorses TrueBU for Student Government

Student Government has made significant reforms to Boston University in the past year, including instituting Gender Neutral Housing and increasing BU Shuttle service during peak hours on campus. However, both slates — BU’s Push to Start and TrueBU — recognize there is still much to overcome and accomplish in connecting student voices and the administration. […]

EDIT: The price for peace

As part of a long-term effort to combat violence in the City of Boston, last week Mayor Martin Walsh launched The Piece for Peace Program, a new gun buyback program. In exchange for a $200 Visa gift card, residents can now turn in their working handguns to designated spots around Boston. Even if a resident […]


A book entitled “How to Poo on a Date: The Lover’s Guide to Toilet Etiquitte” won the prize for the year’s oddest book title. We here at the ol’ Free Press were wondering what how-to book people at BU would publish.    SMG: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying CFA: How To Dance […]

EDIT: Don’t deport our teachers

According to a New York Times article from earlier this month, President Obama is about to reach a significant milestone in his six years of presidency in regards to immigration reform. However, this is not a milestone that represents “champagne-worthy” success, but rather, utter failure. In the next few weeks, the government is likely to […]

EDIT: Is it a white v. black thing?

If someone dresses up as a Native American for Halloween, it’s “cute.” If a non-Indian dresses in a sari for prom, it’s “trendy.” If a white person wears blackface, well, that’s just flat-out racist. But if Nick Cannon, a black TV host, dresses in “white face,” it’s considered what people on the Internet are deeming […]